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Old 12-20-2012, 03:52 PM   #101
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As I anxiously wait my return home to socal to order my 6ULs heres a part list of everything thats gone in to the car so far:

Current Engine
Koyo 37 mm race radiator
Skunk2 64mm throttle body
K&N Short ram intake - polished
Deleted A/C compressor and condenser
Deleted Cruise control

Engine Build in progress:
1.9L 01 Bottom End
84mm Wiseco forged 10.5:1 Pistons (3.307" bore rings gapped to .015" and .018")
Manley H-beam rods
ACL Rod bearings .002" oil clearance
ACL Main bearings .002" oil clearance
Mazda OEM thrust washer
ARP Main cap studs

VVT Head
ARP Head studs
Cometic 99 Headgasket
Coolant reroute


Transmission
Flyin Miata Clutch/Pressure plate (installed soon)
Flyin Miata half-weight 10lb flywheel (installed soon)

Suspension
Fat Cat motorsports coilover - revalved Bilsteins with shortened bodies w/ 600/400 springs on ground control sleeves

Wheels/Brakes
15x10 +25 949racing 6UL's - Nickel
Hankook RS3's 225/45/15
Muteki open-ended shorty lug nuts
EBC Ultimax Rotors
EBC Redstuff brake pads

Exterior
Stage21 Extractor Hood
Autokonexion trunk v1
Autokonexion fender flares
Mazda OEM small sideskirts
Moss Motors Fuel door cover - chrome sanded down then painted gloss black
LED strip License plate lights
DDM Tuning 55W 6000K HID headlights

Interior
OMP Corsica 350 mm wheel - blue suede and gold spokes
MOMO steering wheel hub
NRG Gen 3 Quick Release - black
Corbeau FX1 Pro - microsuede
G-Force 3" 6 point Harness - black
Pro-Car Innovations side mount seat bracket
9k Racing Shift **** in 150mm - Cream Swirl
Wink 5-panel mirror
Hard Dog Hard Core Double-diagonal Roll bar
Hard Dog harness bar

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Old 12-20-2012, 04:05 PM   #102
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I know you think you know why you're doing a supercharger on this thing, but even so, I read that parts list and weep that it doesn't say "artech ramhorn vband manifold and Borg efr turbo" or something along those lines.
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I really hope you are planning to replace your radiator, because a 37 is not going to cut it, ask me how I know. I also don't see "coolant reroute" on that list.

Where are you at currently that you are not in SoCal?
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Old 12-20-2012, 06:29 PM   #104
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I know you think you know why you're doing a supercharger on this thing, but even so, I read that parts list and weep that it doesn't say "artech ramhorn vband manifold and Borg efr turbo" or something along those lines.
yaaa yaaaa well the supercharger will be loads more fun than the stock 01 engine I have.

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I really hope you are planning to replace your radiator, because a 37 is not going to cut it, ask me how I know. I also don't see "coolant reroute" on that list.

Where are you at currently that you are not in SoCal?
Sorry, didnt add it to the list. but the Cometic gasket I'm using is the earlier model so I can do that cadillac hose reroute.

With a reroute and and upgraded fans/radiator I cant imagine I would need much more except on some hot *** track days.


I'm in Nor Cal for a week visiting my dad for the holidays.


oh and last chance to sell me your RS3s if you still have them before I buy some!
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Old 12-20-2012, 06:47 PM   #105
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indeed it will be more fun. I'm sure you'll love it. Til you realize you need MOAR.
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My thoughts exactly. How far north? I'll be heading up to Butte county Friday or Saturday night and then back probably on the 26th.

Last time I ran them was April 1st @ Laguna Seca in the rain. I just barely wore the flames and the "Ventus" text off the center stripe, so almost no wear whatsoever. I can get some pics if you are interested, but these are pretty damn fresh. Dismounted them in favor of NT-01s on the April 2nd and they have been stashed in the garage ever since.

Tire Rack has them listed at $125/ea and then another $50 to ship. I was going to put them on Craigslist for $450, but I'd do $400 on them and meet you somewhere up north/in the middle just so I don't have to deal with the CL pukes we seem to have out here.
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My thoughts exactly. How far north? I'll be heading up to Butte county Friday or Saturday night and then back probably on the 26th.

I'm about 45 minutes east of Sac. right now. Friday I'll be on a hunting trip and saturday I might head to tahoe for the day. We can arrange something for when you get back. You has pmz about tires.
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Even though I am a turbo guy I am glad to see another well done supercharger. The build looks great and I am sure the car will be a beast.
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With the bump in displacement, 10.5:1 CR and VVT you should have a great power curve even down low. Keep redline on the low side 7,200-7,400 to protect the VVT valves (for some reason they get hammered with revs) and gear the rotrex for max speed at that RPM. TDR 150mm crank overlay with 88mm SC nose pulley is a great combo for 7,300/120k rotrex speeds. I prefer going larger crank pulley vs smaller SC nose pulley to maintain belt contact area.

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Old 12-28-2012, 03:08 AM   #110
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I spent the better part of an hour talking to Emilio on Monday and he gave me some great information on what I should look out for with the head-work. It's getting me antsy to get going on the valve work.

In the meantime, however, I picked up my 15x10 6ULs and had to wait until after Christmas to get the tires ordered and mounted. Feels good to be running on some quality rubber!

Still slightly sunk, but some 10-15mm spacers (according to Emilo) should take care of the extra space with the AK flares.




This shots a little misleading, they're not that flush :/




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Even though I am a turbo guy I am glad to see another well done supercharger. The build looks great and I am sure the car will be a beast.

Thanks for the support!


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With the bump in displacement, 10.5:1 CR and VVT you should have a great power curve even down low. Keep redline on the low side 7,200-7,400 to protect the VVT valves (for some reason they get hammered with revs) and gear the rotrex for max speed at that RPM. TDR 150mm crank overlay with 88mm SC nose pulley is a great combo for 7,300/120k rotrex speeds. I prefer going larger crank pulley vs smaller SC nose pulley to maintain belt contact area.

Thanks for the input! I'm getting lots of conflicting information on the VVT head's rev limit. Emilio Told me with stiffer valve springs, lighter retainers, and all that it should be good for 8. Although I'm leaning towards being safe and keeping it lower until there's some definitive proof.

I like the idea of running a larger crank pulley as well. While on e85 I'll probably run the blower uncorked as well with no restrictor.
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Holy crap that's a stretch. What'd Emilio have to say about that?
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Holy crap that's a stretch. What'd Emilio have to say about that?
They're not nearly as stretched as I thought they would be personally.
He said RS3s would be fine to run on the 10, I don't really have many other options for a street tire so there has to be some understanding.

This was I can space them out, and take out the spacers to run fat slicks
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Yes, I see something hanging off the back of the car dragging on the ground. What and why?
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Old 01-02-2013, 03:35 AM   #114
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Yes, I see something hanging off the back of the car dragging on the ground. What and why?
its my lucky rabbits foot, its already off the car, it was funny to begin with now just looks st00pid
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Slowly but surely the rice will be beat out of this one ^

Seriously, good luck with the build.

Good job so far taking the hate from all the haters here. Just remember, we hate because we love.

In for EFR swap in ~9 months...
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Slowly but surely the rice will be beat out of this one ^

Seriously, good luck with the build.

Good job so far taking the hate from all the haters here. Just remember, we hate because we love.

In for EFR swap in ~9 months...

Haha, I used to do things to be funny or ironic, but I'm getting more serious about my car.

Thanks, what a lot of people dont realize is I'm not opposed to doing things twice. Never once have I said S/C > turbo, but it will be cool to experience both. I'm never selling the car, so theres no rush
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Old 01-04-2013, 03:26 PM   #117
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lol @ honda build thread.

"I bought this. I'm gonna do stuff to it."

*3 months pass; no updates or responses*

"FOR SALE."

*3 months pass, no updates*
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lol @ honda build thread.

"I bought this. I'm gonna do stuff to it."

*3 months pass; no updates or responses*

"FOR SALE."

*3 months pass, no updates*

it's a piece of ****. I have absolutely no motivation to work on it now
thermostat gets stuck and blows up a hose, alternator goes out two weeks later, get a flat next week, now the water pump is acting up.

I'd rather put all my money into the miata, which has been a dream of a car from when I bought it, 112k-126k and all I've had to do was brakes and replaced the oem radiator.


edit******: I updated my honda build thread for you<3
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Old 02-22-2013, 10:09 PM   #119
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Here's some head progress after just a couple of hours of work.
Reconsidering the deal with KW, someone talk me into turbo

Removing the valve springs was a breeze with this, also made me realize how light stock valve springs are.


Anyone want to buy my stock valves/springs/Shim-over buckets?


That don't look right





Almost clean, time for the research on unshrouding and polishing the combustion chambers


Do these valve guides look modified at all? I feel like they normally protrude more? anyone have a known stock picture to compare?
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Nice progress.

No one's gonna talk you into a turbo.

If its not shockingly obvious to you which way to go, then we'll just sit back and watch you "pave the way" lol
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